Why are There Bubbles in My Fish Tank?

Why are There Bubbles in My Fish Tank?

Plants
If you have just entered the world of aquariums or recently have an aquarium at home, it is likely that if you have natural plants you have wondered why they have small air bubbles attached to their leaves or even rising to the surface. You don't have to be scared, these little bubbles are the oxygen that plants produce when performing photosynthesis. Plants perform photosynthesis and for this they use the CO2 produced by fish, along with a good contribution of light and as a result they eliminate oxygen. That being underwater forms these bubbles that adhere to the leaves of our plants and rise to the surface. When the photosynthesis carried out by the aquarium plants is very intense, the amount of oxygen they can produce is very high and the…
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Dwarf Baby Tears (Hemianthus callitrichoides) Care Guide – Planting, Growing,…

Dwarf Baby Tears (Hemianthus callitrichoides) Care Guide – Planting, Growing,…

Plants
Hemianthus callitrichoides "Cuba" -Dwarf Baby Tears - Plant Profile Dwarf Baby Tears: The smallest aquarium plant in the world is also one of the most popular ground covers in the aquarium hobby. How you can successfully cultivate this lush green mini plant in your aquarium or aquascape is described in this article. origin In 2004 the company Tropica introduced this small but fine plant from Dwarf Baby Tears. Holger Windeløv discovered the plant about 90 km east of Havana in a rocky river during the dry season. Dwarf Baby Tears Hemianthus callitrichoides "Cuba" was rooted here in the gravel soil above the water between stones. Appearance and habit With a leaf size of approx. 3x4 mm, Dwarf Baby Tears has the smallest known leaves of an aquarium plant. The small…
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Everything you need to know about planted aquariums

Everything you need to know about planted aquariums

Blog, Plants
Are you looking for a guide to help you set up your own planted aquarium step by step? Well, you've come to the right place. Join us, and we will tell you everything you need to know to be able to assemble your tank with natural plants. For a beginner it is overwhelming when he first enters the world of fish tanks with natural plants. That if pH,that if light, fertilizers, cycled... bufff, a lot of things.But don't worry, we've all started like this, step by step.Aquarium is not a hobby that is learned from one day to the next, it needs some basic knowledge to get started. And for those we are here. We will teach you everything you need to learn to assemble your planted aquarium. The great guide about the planted aquarium What is a planted aquarium?…
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Rotala Rotundifolia Care Guide – Planting, Growing, and Propagation

Rotala Rotundifolia Care Guide – Planting, Growing, and Propagation

Plants
Rotala Rotundifolia Guide The Rotala Rotundifolia is a genus of aquatic plants that has more than 100 species that belong to the family Lythraceae. They are plants that grow both emerged and submerged, some of which are used in aquariums. Plantedin the aquarium the shape of its leaves changes to a lanceolate and somewhat rounded shape at the tip, they do not exceed 1.5 centimeters in length. When growing in the aquarium the rotala acquires an intense green or olive green color which can make pinkish or even intense pink in its upper parts if we use good lighting. In its emerged form it receives the name of rotala rotundifolia since the denomination of rotundifolia means of rounded leaves. It is a plant that in its wild state thrives in hot climates and does not tolerate low…
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Hygrophila polysperma Care Guide – Planting, Growing, and Propagation

Hygrophila polysperma Care Guide – Planting, Growing, and Propagation

Plants
The Hygrophila polysperma is a hardy plant that grows well in aquariums equipped powerful lighting. Its great ability to adapt to different aquatic qualities and temperatures make it a highly recommended plant for all types of aquariums. Hygrophila polysperma characteristics Hygrophila is a very versatile plant that can be grown both submerged and emerged. The shape of the leaves varies depending on its cultivation. The submerged leaves have a more intense colour and a lanceolate shape. On the contrary, the emerged leaves are darker and more rounded; in both cases, the development is very fast. The emerged plants flourish, producing a large number of seeds. Considering the submerged shape of the plant, which is the most important, we can say that it is a rapidly developing plant that desperately seeks the surface…
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Limnophila sessiliflora (Ambulia) Care Guide – Planting, Growing, and Propagation

Limnophila sessiliflora (Ambulia) Care Guide – Planting, Growing, and Propagation

Plants
For decoration and creating a habitat for our fish, we can use both artificial and natural plants. Therefore, today we are going to talk about a plant of the genus Limnophyla called limnophila sessiliflora (Ambulia). Do you want to know more about the care and utility of this plant in your aquarium? Characteristics of the Limnophila sessiliflora (Ambulia) In general, all people who have an aquarium and use live plants for their decoration look for this genus's plants. Due to its appearance, the intense green colour and its ease are both in cultivation and maintenance. limnophila sessiliflora (Ambulia) is one of the most maintained plants of this genus due to its appearance and intense colour. It comes from Southeast Asia and lives in areas where the water has very little or no currents. They are…
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Christmas Moss: Care, Propagation, & Issues

Christmas Moss: Care, Propagation, & Issues

Plants
Christmas moss has several names. The scientific name of the Christmas moss is Vesicularia Montagne. That is usually named by this scientific name. Although by the name itself anyone could be able to understand that this is a type of moss. Although the Christmas moss is known as a popular underwater plant. In these times the Christmas moss can be used in the planting aquariums. Initially moving to the description the readers would have to know some details about the scientific background of these types of mosses. The given below are them.  Domain - EukaryotaFamily - HypnaceaeKingdom - PlantaeOrder - HypnalesSpecies - V. Montagne Genus- VesiculariaClass - Bryopsida These categories of mosses could be observed in various countries and in different regions. It is more famous in the regions near the…
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Java Fern: Caring, Species, Growing, Planting.

Java Fern: Caring, Species, Growing, Planting.

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The Java fern, also known as black salsify fern, is a popular and widespread aquarium plant. Because it's easy to care for and adaptable, it is ideal for beginners. This plant's special feature is that the roots can be easily attached to objects such as stones. Find out everything you need to know about the Java fern in our guide - from care and keeping to correct planting. Where does the Java fern come from? The Java fern is a marsh plant from Asia. In the wild, Microsorum Pteropus grows in streams and waterfalls, mostly on a rock or attached to wood. The fern is very adaptable. Depending on its location, it can continuously thrive underwater or on land on moist forest soil. The leaves of the Java fern are…
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Bacopa Caroliniana Care Guide – Planting, Growing, and Propagation

Bacopa Caroliniana Care Guide – Planting, Growing, and Propagation

Plants
This is a diverse plant category which is having specific features. The plant could exist in any environment so easily. There is not any place that has been identified as the perfect living place for the Bacopa Caroliniana. That means it is capable of growth in the normal soil as well as inside the aquariums. That is an amazing feature that plants have. But everyone has an obstacle here. That is the awareness of the way that the plant should have to be planted. It doesn't matter. The plants can be planted on the substrates with all nutrients as well as the plant can be left on the water surface to be floated. Therefore it won't arise as a great matter. Although it is more appropriate to grow inside the…
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Monte Carlo Plant Care Guide – Planting, Growing, and Propagation

Monte Carlo Plant Care Guide – Planting, Growing, and Propagation

Plants
This is even another famous type of aquatic plant. This is a newly arrived member for the hobby of fish keeping. Aside from that these Monte Carlo plants are known as the new large pearl grasses. This is the common name that is used for the Monte Carlo plant. The leaves are round-shaped. Plant. However, this is known to be one of the best carpeting plant types suitable for aquariums. Although at any time that is best as a replacement for the bed for aquariums. Although that is always suitable to exist in different environmental conditions. The growth and the other conditions won't be changed while planting them. If anyone is going to plant these Monte Carlo plants, it is better to have an idea about the caring and Propagation…
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